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commissioner, and on america and the courts, and look at recent changes in the supreme court. >> american icons, three nights of c-span original documentary on the iconic homes of the three branches of american government continues. tonight at 8:00 p.m., the capitol. american icons, tonight at 8:00 p.m. on c-span. get your own copy of american icons, a 3 disk dtv said. order online at c-span.org /store. >> this week, a discussion with fcc commissioner meredith atwell maker. she discusses net neutrality, media ownership rules, and federal rabin policy. >> meredith atwell maker is the best this week on "the communicators." also here is kim hart to join in the questioning. if we did start with the issue of network neutrality and debt management. reduce the price that chairman genachowski emphasize this as his priority -- were you surprised? >> certainly the president had outlined in his campaign speeches, so we knew this was a priority of the chairman. i think a lot like to start with something we all agree on, which is the fact that we ought to have an open internet and we want to have the free f
, there are parts of the country that do not, particularly in rural america, if you want to sign of for broadband, there are literally no options at all. that is about 10% of the country, and that is an issue that we will be trying to address as part of this plan. second, there is an adoption challenge. in the bulk of the country that does have access to broadband, the percentage of americans that do not use it is too high. generally across the country, it is about 40% of americans who do not use broadband, do not sign up for broadband, and more troubling, and in certain communities the percentage is closer to 60% or 65%. among low-income americans, among elderly, in rural america, among our seniors, and that is a real challenge. the costs of not being on our broadband infrastructure are growing in our digital economy. the third thing they asked us to look at is making sure we have a strategy so that broadband helps us succeed on a whole series of national priorities that are important to our country. education, health care, energy, public safety, and each of these, making sure we have the right
speaking out about her violent relationship with chris brown telling abc's "good morning america" why she took him back then why she decided to leave. >>> hi. i have the honor of performing at the first cnn "heroes" an all star tribute recognizing every day people who change the world. i'm dedicating myself to help women to reach their full potential in life. now more than ever the world needs heroes. and i am thrilled to help cnn introduce one of this year's top ten honorees. >> how can i turn my back and walk away? i can't. because i know you wouldn't turn your back on me. >> nationwide, veterans are neglected, homeless, unacceptable. what branch of service? >> army. >> so was i. we are still brothers in arms, so no man left behind. my name is roy foster. my mission is to help and empower homeless veterans. if you're going to work for sobriety, you got to change. we provide services for veterans only, a safe, clean place to live, all their meals, mental health services, camaraderie. it is that internal glue. tell him one of his brothers in arms came looking for him and let him know, yea
that we are prepared and america can continue to be competitive. so i think your question says, how do we do that? and it's got to be a three-pronged answer. i think we need to find new spectrum, i think we need to leverage the spectrum that exists currently more efficiently, and i think we need to encourage new technologies and innovation in that area. >> host: and you've also talked about be more flexible with spectrum policy. what do you mean by that? >> guest: that really goes to my rev languaging the current -- leveraging the current spectrum management. what i'm talking about there is a more vibrant secondary market, i'm talking about sharing spectrum both commercial and federal, and i think that there's a lot that can be done in those areas. they almost all depend on a better database than currently exists, so i think one of the recommendations you're going to see is that we have a more user-friendly, more thorough database that can be used up to, on a, you know, hour to hour, minute to minute basis. >> host: commissioner baker, you talked about finding new spectrum. a couple of we
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